The Future Is Green... But It Won't Be Easy

Renewable energy making steady inroads in UK, but it's still an uphill fight compared to Sweden, for example, where per cent of new homes are built with renewable energy.

Published: 29-Jan-2005

THERE is no better example of sustainable and renewable energy at work than the traffic calming speed cameras at accident blackspots like Bassenthwaite village.

There they suddenly flash through the windscreen, "SLOW DOWN!" bringing you instantly alert.

Yet that SLOW DOWN! warning costs little to run and uses a technology that could be put to just as good a use in your home.


Wind power might run into competitive trouble against emerging clean coal technologies, but if carbon dioxide isn't taxed. Photo is simulation of future Waymart Wind Farm in Pennsylvania.


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